Charlotte: Pride 2013 staffers, volunteers needed

Carolinas News Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The LGBT Center of Charlotte, 820 St., Suite B11, has announced its call for 2013 Pride Charlotte volunteers and staffers.

The two-day celebration begins its planning process months ahead of rollout in order to provide an enjoyable event for everyone.

Committee and chair positions to fill are:

Parade — provides execution of and staging of parade, from development to implementation.

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Development — oversees all revenue-generating activities of the festival and parade, including sponsorships, vendor fees, parade registration fees and individual contributions. Committee activities include sponsorship, vendors and fundraising.

Media/Marketing — oversees all aspects of media, marketing and public relations of Pride Charlotte. Committee responsibilities include printing and publication of all materials, Pride guide production, radio/television ad development and social media outreach.

Community Development — responsible for increasing and improving visibility and reputation within the Charlotte region. Committee activities include volunteer recruiting and training, event development, planning and implementation and diversity fostering and recruiting.

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Additional positions are:

Secretary — responsible for recording votes and maintaining minutes and records of all meetings and proceedings, plus supporting all committee activity.

Treasurer — reports directly to the festival co-chairs and responsible for working directly with all committee chairs to develop a detailed annual budget for festival and parade operations.

For those interested, submit resumes to Pride Charlotte Co-Chair Richard Grimstad at

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Posted by Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at and 704-531-9988, x205.